Town of Barnstable Assistant Principal-Grades 6 & 7 in Hyannis, Massachusetts
QUALIFICATIONS: Masters Degree in Education or Administration Massachusetts Principal Certification Minimum of five years successful teaching or administrative experience at the middle school level. Demonstrated leadership skills in the areas of standards based curriculum development and school improvement PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist the principal in the overall administration of the school. Assist the principal and the school council in the annual development, implementation, and assessment of the school improvement plan. Assist in the development, articulation, implementation, coordination, and assessment of curriculum within both the school and the district. Supervise and evaluate staff designated by the principal. Assist in all phases of staff development programs. Assume responsibility for the coordination, development, and supervision of student behavior. Assist teachers with behavior management techniques in and out of the classroom. Oversee matters pertaining to student discipline and bus transportation. Process and maintain computerized records of discipline referrals. Supervise student attendance and address issues of chronic absenteeism and tardiness. Work with the principal, students, staff, and parents to establish school rules and regulations for publication in the faculty and student/parent handbooks. Check for vandalism and follow through on incidents that occur. Maintain records related to the requisition of supplies, textbooks, and equipment. Prepare with the guidance department the master schedule, staff duty assignments, and student team assignments. Develop and implement student programs pertinent to the transitions of students from one level to the next Work with various departments in the development of the annual budget. Coordinate and supervise student activities, organizations, and orientation programs. Work with parents, faculty, and student groups in advancing educational related activities and objectives. Serve as the administrative liaison to the Special Education Dept. Maintain close communication with guidance counselors, parents and outside agencies involved with students. Assist in strengthening lines of communication and education with parents, and the community. Develop and supervise opportunities for student participation in co-curricular and extra-curricular activities. Assume supervisory responsibility for the school in the absence of the principal.